My network blocks SIP on 3G, so when I start using its 3G
service after leaving a wireless network my N900 goes absolutely
crazy about not being to connect. Although this is a specific
annoyance I have, it’s a general problem with loads of similar
cases, such as “I only want my work jabber/skype/MSN/etc.
account enabled when I’m at work“.
So, I wrote a small daemon and a fun UI to make this easy. It’s
actually really simple: once you configure which connections
accounts should listen for, it uses libconic to
listen for connect/disconnect events and enables and disables
accounts as appropriate. You should also be able to override its
actions temporarily without it clobbering your setting.
A sneaky peek at the UI. See if you can guess where I’ve been
I think the UI is pretty easy to use, and should cover most use
I just uploaded it to extras-devel. It’s called Automatic